China Caught Hacking US VPN, Responds By Declaring U.S. “Biggest Empire of Hacking” – IOTW Report

China Caught Hacking US VPN, Responds By Declaring U.S. “Biggest Empire of Hacking”

Reuters

At least two groups of China-linked hackers have spent months using a previously undisclosed vulnerability in American virtual private networking devices to spy on the U.S. defense industry, researchers and the devices’ manufacturer said Tuesday.

Utah-based IT company Ivanti said in a statement the hackers took advantage of the flaw in its Pulse Connect Secure suite to break into the systems of “a very limited number of customers.” More

Newsweek

China has deflected claims that its government was behind a series of hacks that reportedly attempted to infiltrate networks linked to the U.S. defense sector, instead accusing the United States of conducting an unrivaled global campaign of cyber attacks and espionage. More


12 Comments on China Caught Hacking US VPN, Responds By Declaring U.S. “Biggest Empire of Hacking”

  1. Virtual Private Network aka.VPN If anyone believes ANYTHING is private this day and age; I’ve got some dinosaur shit for sale, cheap.

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  2. You can always be hacked if someone is willing to put sufficient resources into it.

    But making yourself private at a level that requires CIA level resources to hack serves to protect almost every normal person, their data, and their privacy.

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  3. They were saying on OANN this morning the Chinese were looking over geology reports on possible oil reserves. Our energy companies do the prospecting work and the Chinese come in behind them and under bid their extraction proposals. I don’t know if that was related to this particular hack or previous ones.

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  4. Am i supposed to hate other countries for doing a fraction of what the US does?

    Well, i don’t.

  5. I work for a defense contractor using Pulse Secure ID to work remotely. Our system was down for two days. Afterwards we were warned about this happening to other contractors by IT that was putting in new defenses.

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